Nigeria Suicide Blast 'Kills 5 In Damaturu'

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A suicide bomber rammed his car into a military patrol on Sunday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing at least five soldiers, a security source said.

A suicide bomber rammed his car into a military patrol on Sunday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing at least five soldiers, a security source said.

"The attacker died in the explosion and five soldiers were also killed," the source said on condition of anonymity. The state police commissioner confirmed the explosion and that there were military casualties without providing a figure.